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  1. United States physicist who contributed to the theory of the interaction of photons and electrons (1918-1988)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Feynman

Richard Feynman was a scientist in the field of theoretical physics. Richard was given the name Richard Phillips Feynman on May 11th, 1918 in Queens. He died on February 15th, 1988.


Joan Feynman is a in the field of astrophysics. Joan was born on March 31st, 1927 in Queens. Joan is also known as Hirshberg and Joan.


Yoann Feynman is an electronic music, techno, house music, and progressive house musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to 2008. Yoann was born on March 20th, 1990 in Paris, France. Yoann is also known as YFM and FEYNMAN.


Fun Facts about the name Feynman

  • How Popular is the name Feynman? Feynman is the 45,889th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Feynman have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55 babies born with the first name Feynman in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Feynman? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2014 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Feynman born? The highest recorded use of the first name Feynman was in 2015 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Feynman Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Feynman is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Feynman: Your name in reverse order is Namnyef. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nfnymea. How do you pronounce that?

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